Hudson River tunnel
New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo was under new pressure Tuesday to support a new Hudson River rail tunnel – and the federal government has disputed claims that it is holding back the project.
New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s dispute with the federal government over how to pay for a new Hudson River rail tunnel boiled over into a war of words Wednesday between the governor and the U.S. transportation secretary.
Train delays like the ones caused recently by electrical problems in a century-old Hudson River tunnel could become much more common if a new tunnel isn’t built, an Amtrak executive told New Jersey lawmakers Monday.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday was keeping up the pressure in trying to obtain federal funding for a new Amtrak tunnel under the Hudson River.
Friday’s commute got off on the wrong track when Amtrak power problems caused delays for Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT riders for the fourth time this week.
Four rail tunnels that carry trains in and out of New York City may have to be closed one at a time for at least a year to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy.
New Jersey TRANSIT commuters were faced with 20 to 30 minute delays in and out of New York Penn Station during the morning rush because of the track problem.
The repairs forced trains to run on a single track in and out of New York.
The U.S. Transportation Department has granted New Jersey an extension of just over two weeks on the $271 million it owes for a scrapped rail tunnel project.
Gov. Chris Christie plans to challenge the $271 million the federal government says New Jersey owes after canceling a rail tunnel.
New Jersey owes the federal government more than $271 million after canceling a rail tunnel connecting the state with New York, according to a debt notice.